July 1, 2008
Serena helps "dress up" Olympic Book
The ITF (International Tennis Federation) has announced the publication of its official Olympic Book ‘Journey to Beijing – Tennis celebrates the Olympics’. Over 40 of the world’s leading tennis players took part in the ITF project to help promote the 2008 Beijing Olympic Tennis Event. The 140-page publication features a series of specially commissioned photographs of the game’s top names dressed as athletes from other summer or winter Olympic sports. These are accompanied by interviews with the players talking about their Olympic memories and hopes for Beijing.The photographs were taken over a six-month period with photo shoots held in venues as varied as Barcelona, Beijing, Dubai, Indian Wells, Los Angeles, Miami, Melbourne, Moscow, Netherlands, Palm Beach, Santiago, Shanghai and Tel Aviv. Serena Williams demonstrates her ice skating abilities at home in Palm Beach. For more information and to view the entire book online, visit http://www.itftennis.com/olympics/.